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Muhammad Asad
Will you invoke Baal and forsake [God,] the best of artisans
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Do you call upon ˹the idol of˺ Ba’l and abandon the Best of Creators—
Safi Kaskas
Do you call upon Baal and leave the best of creators,

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أَتَدْعُونَ بَعْلًا وَتَذَرُونَ أَحْسَنَ الْخَالِقِين
Transliteration
AtadAAoona baAAlan watatharoona ahsana alkhaliqeena
Transliteration-2
atadʿūna baʿlan watadharūna aḥsana l-khāliqīn
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Do you call Baal and you forsake (the) Best (of) Creators -

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
Will you invoke Baal and forsake [God,] the best of artisans
M. M. Pickthall
Will ye cry unto Baal and forsake the Best of creators
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
"Will ye call upon Baal and forsake the Best of Creators,
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Do you call upon ˹the idol of˺ Ba’l and abandon the Best of Creators—
Safi Kaskas
Do you call upon Baal and leave the best of creators,
Wahiduddin Khan
Do you call on Baal and abandon the Best of Creators
Shakir
What! do you call upon Ba'l and forsake the best of the creators
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Will you call to Baal and forsake the fairer of ones who are the creators,
T.B.Irving
Do you appeal to Baal and ignore the Best Creator,
Abdul Hye
Will you call upon Bal (idol) and forsake the best of creators,
The Study Quran
Do you call upon Baal and leave the most beautiful of creators
Dr. Kamal Omar
Will you invoke Ba’l (proper name of a chief idol) and forsake the Better of the creators
Farook Malik
Would you invoke Bal (their invented god) and forsake the best of the Creator
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Do you call on Baal, and forsake the Best of creators
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Do you invoke Bacl, and leave out The Fairest of creators
Muhammad Sarwar
Do you worship Ba`al and abandon the Best Creator
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Do you invoke Ba‘l, and ignore the Best of the creators
Shabbir Ahmed
You call upon Ba'l, and disregard the Best of creators
Dr. Munir Munshey
"Do you pray to (the idol) ´Baal´ (a bull believed to be a god of fertility) while you quit (worshipping) the Best of the creators?"
Syed Vickar Ahamed
"Will you call upon the false god (Baal) and give up the Best of Creators&mdash
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Do you call upon Ba'l and leave the best of creators
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
"Would you call on Ba'al and forsake the best Creator"
Abdel Haleem
How can you invoke Baal and forsake the Most Gracious Creator
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Call ye upon Bal and forsake the Best of creators
Ahmed Ali
Would you call on Baal and leave the best of creators
Aisha Bewley
Do you call on Baal and abandon the Best of Creators?
Ali Ünal
"Will you continue to invoke Ba‘l (as deity) and forsake the Creator Who creates everything in the best and most appropriate form and has the ultimate rank of creativity &ndash
Ali Quli Qara'i
Do you invoke Baal and abandon the best of creators
Hamid S. Aziz
"What! Do you call upon Baal and forsake the best of Creators
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
do you call on Baal and you abandon best of the creators
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
“Will you call upon Baal and abandon the Best of Creators
Musharraf Hussain
How can you worship Baal and turn your back on the best Creator?
Maududi
Do you call upon Baal and forsake the Best of the Creators
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
"Would you call on Ba'al and forsake the best Creator?
Mohammad Shafi
"Do you pray to Ba'l (idol worshipped by Elias' people) and forsake the Best of the creators — "

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Do you worship Baal and leave the Best Creator?
Rashad Khalifa
"Do you worship a statue, instead of the Supreme Creator?
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Do you call on Ba'lan (the idol Baal) and abandon the Best Creator
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Do you call upon Ba’l and forsake the Best of the creators
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
Do you call an idol statue/master , and you leave the creator's best
Bijan Moeinian
He said: “How do you dare to worship an idol known as Ba’al instead of the Supreme Creator?&rdquo
Faridul Haque
“What! You worship Baal (an idol) and leave the Best Creator?”
Sher Ali
`Do you call on Ba`l and forsake the Best of creators
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Do you worship (the idol named) Ba‘l and turn away from the Best of creators
Amatul Rahman Omar
`Do you call upon Ba`l (- the sun-god), and forsake the Best Creator
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
"Will you call upon Bal (a well- known idol of his nation whom they used to worship) and forsake the Best of creators

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Do you call on Baal, and abandon the Best of creators
George Sale
Do ye invoke Baal, and forsake the most excellent creator
Edward Henry Palmer
do ye call upon Baal and leave the best of Creators
John Medows Rodwell
Invoke ye Baal and forsake ye the most skilful Creator
N J Dawood (2014)
Have you no fear? Would you invoke Baal and forsake the most gracious of creators

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
“Will you call upon Baal and forsake the Best of Creators?
Sayyid Qutb
How can you invoke Baal and forsake the best of creators,
Ahmed Hulusi
“Do you worship Baal (a statue with four faces made of gold) and abandon the most beautiful of creators?”
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Do you call on Ba l and abandon the best of the creators?
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
"Do you invoke the idol Ba'l (Baal), he asked, "and neglect the Supreme Creator!"
Mir Aneesuddin
Why do you pray to Baal (the false sun god presumed by you) and forsake (Allah) the Best of proportioners?

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
"Will ye call upon Baal and forsake the Best of Creators,
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Do you call Baal and you forsake (the) Best (of) Creators